Mumate

‘Mumate’ is a board game that is made exclusively for disabled children, especially the blind, the deaf, and the mute. The name ‘Mumate’ is derived from the words ‘mu’ mulut, which means mouth, ‘ma’ - mata, which means eye, and ‘te’ telinga, which means ear are taken from Indonesian language. Indonesia is a country where there are lots of disabled people and most of the time they were neglected by the society.

Project: Mumate Game Board
Design Director: Andre Aditya Manggala
Illustrator: Andre Aditya Manggala
Photographer: Dionarta Santoso
Exhibited at: D&AD London, United Kingdom
Year: 2015

The rule of this game is quite simple and fun, at the beginning of the game each player will need to take 4 out of 16 destination cards and 1 out of 9 Character cards in order to know their end goal and their role through the game. Each player then competes to be the first to arrive to 4 destinations that they got from draw in order to be the winner.

To make the game even more interesting, there are 4 chances steps that were placed in the board and every time a player steps on it, they have to take one card from their chances deck which decides character they should play, it could be deaf, blind or mute. Each chance cards is uniquely designed based on daily problems that each kind of disability might face.

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Mumate

‘Mumate’ is a board game that is made exclusively for disabled children, especially the blind, the deaf, and the mute. The name ‘Mumate’ is derived from the words ‘mu’ mulut, which means mouth, ‘ma’ - mata, which means eye, and ‘te’ telinga, which means ear are taken from Indonesian language. Indonesia is a country where there are lots of disabled people and most of the time they were neglected by the society.

Project: Mumate Game Board
Design Director: Andre Aditya Manggala
Illustrator: Andre Aditya Manggala
Photographer: Dionarta Santoso
Exhibited at: D&AD London, United Kingdom
Year: 2015

The rule of this game is quite simple and fun, at the beginning of the game each player will need to take 4 out of 16 destination cards and 1 out of 9 Character cards in order to know their end goal and their role through the game. Each player then competes to be the first to arrive to 4 destinations that they got from draw in order to be the winner.

To make the game even more interesting, there are 4 chances steps that were placed in the board and every time a player steps on it, they have to take one card from their chances deck which decides character they should play, it could be deaf, blind or mute. Each chance cards is uniquely designed based on daily problems that each kind of disability might face.

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